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European psychology and the Ukraine conflict

The European Federation of psychologists Associations (EFPA) herewith:

  1. Expresses its concern about the unfolding events in Ukraine.
  2. Calls upon its member associations to support their colleague psychologists from Ukraine and other countries affected by the current conflict.
  3. Advises psychologists to abstain from involvement in propaganda and psychological warfare related to the conflict.
  4. Asks attention for the mental health impacts of the developments on the people in Ukraine and other countries in the region.
  5. Points at the dangers of nationalism in further approaches to the conflict, and emphasizes the importance of putting shared values and interests above those that divide.
  6. Encourages psychologists with expertise in conflict resolution and in war and peace to contribute to de-escalation and peace promotion.
  7. Calls upon all parties to continue efforts to defuse the conflict by negotiations.

On behalf of the Executive Council
   Prof. dr. Robert A. Roe
   President of EFPA

(20. 5. 2014)

14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan (Italy) from 7th-9th of July 2015

14. ECP MIlan, Italy

The ECP is the 14th European Congress of Psychology that is going to be held in Milan on 7-10 July 2015 under the auspices of EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations). During the event, whose goal is the integration of practice with research, the relators will present new tecniques and best practises from all the fields of psychology.